Medical Education
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Four Life-Changing Ways To Keep Medical Costs Down

ndonovic - July 21, 2015

With more than 44 million uninsured adults under 65 in the U.S.; there’s no way to avoid exhausting and devastating financial repercussions from healthcare cost for many…

Obamacare Subsidies Continue, Court Rules. Now Let’s Get to Work.
Global Healthcare
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Global Healthcare
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Obamacare Subsidies Continue, Court Rules. Now Let’s Get to Work.

Jeanne Pinder - June 30, 2015

Summary: The Affordable Care Act’s health insurance subsidies to low-income people will continue, the Supreme Court ruled. In a much-anticipated ruling on the challenge to the law,…

Hospital Selfies and Stars: Patients Look Deeper Than HCAHPS
Finance
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Finance
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Hospital Selfies and Stars: Patients Look Deeper Than HCAHPS

Lonnie Hirsch - June 9, 2015

There’s a New Consumer in your service area. No longer “merely a patient,” healthcare reform and societal dynamics have empowered a new breed of high-expectation consumers and…

Bonuses for Broccoli
Business
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Business
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Bonuses for Broccoli

ckapsa - June 4, 2015

Wall Street And Minimum WagesNicholas Kristof repeated a stunning comparison in his New York Times column yesterday:[T]he Wall Street bonus pool in 2014 was roughly twice the…

The Costs of Being a Patient and a Doctor
Business
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Business
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The Costs of Being a Patient and a Doctor

Jane Liu - November 2, 2013

The cold ultrasound probe pressed uncomfortably onto my abdomen.  “It looks like an ovarian cyst,” the pleasant technician told me, “but of course we’ll run it by…

India’s Secret to Low-Cost Health Care
Business
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Business
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India’s Secret to Low-Cost Health Care

Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti - October 26, 2013

First published in the Harvard Business Review First published in the Harvard Business ReviewA renowned Indian heart surgeon is currently building a 2,000-bed, internationally accredited “health city” in the…

Top 10 Ways to Prevent Healthcare Financial Disaster
Business
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Business
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Top 10 Ways to Prevent Healthcare Financial Disaster

Gabe Sullivan - October 8, 2013

Health costs are one of the greatest financial burdens our country faces today and will continue to face in the coming years. Patients, doctors, caregivers, and employers…

Getting Real About Health Care Value
Health Reform
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Health Reform
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Getting Real About Health Care Value

DAVID BLUMENTHAL AND KRISTOF STREMIK - October 7, 2013

This post was first published in the Harvard Business Review This post was first published in the Harvard Business ReviewWords can spearhead social transformation.  Let’s hope that’s…

Business
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Highmark’s Care Cost Estimator Looks Promising

DavidEWilliams - September 19, 2013

Highmark Health Services, a big Blue Cross Blue Shield plan is rolling out its Care Cost Estimator, a transparency tool designed to get members to make cost-saving…

Finance
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Tell Your Story: 2013 Costs of Care Essay Contest Is Open!

Neel Shah - September 13, 2013

$4000 in prizes for the best stories from patients, doctors, and nurses illustrating the importance of cost-awareness in healthcare.- judged by Andy Grove, Maureen Bisognano, David Goldhill,…